ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

What Exactly Is the “Fair Use” Defense in Copyright Law?

Cross-posted from PDN.  [By Holly Hughes]  Fair use lawsuits have been in the news lately, in part because of the involvement of ASMP’s own Thomas Maddrey.  The development of law is a process and a response to the culture, leading to how laws are interpreted and change. Holly Hughes, the editor of PDN, has written a description of recent cases – all which apply to any photographer.

What Exactly is the “Fair Use” Defense in Copyright Law?



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